House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is concerned that the upcoming sequester will affect congressional pay. She is speaking out against a cut in congressional pay because she says it will undermine the dignity of their positions. This comes from her own statement:
“I think we should respect the work we do. I think it’s necessary for us to have the dignity of the job that we have rewarded.”
First: Dignity and Nancy Pelosi do not even belong in the same sentence, let alone the article I read.
Second: She states she is concerned about those members of Congress who are the sole breadwinners and cannot make ends meet. She makes $174,000 a year, as do many other members of Congress. Give me $174,000 a year and I can make ends meet.
This example of arrogance is why the approval rating for Congress is down around 15 percent. And remember that a part of their work year is actively campaigning so that they can stay in power and fatten their own bank accounts.
Third: It is more proof that members of Congress are out of touch with many Americans
Fourth: Pelosi, House Majority Leader John Boehner, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and others are just a few examples of why we need term limits. Career politicians are a cancer on our society, and like a cancer need to be cut out of the body.